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  • Commission to give input on possible e-cigarette ban

    City commissioners on Tuesday will look at two possible ordinances: One prohibiting e-cigarettes in public places, and another controlling noise.

  • Commissioners agree to support gun law

    Riley County commissioners reached a consensus Monday to support proposed legislation that would prevent local governments from being held liable if their employees use a concealed weapon while on the clock.

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  • Open for business Atrium

    K-State business administration building ready for students

  • Taste of summer Watermelon1.mercury

    Enjoying the summer sun and the farmers market Saturday morning, area kids cooled down with some juicy watermelon and some light-hearted competition.


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  • Health dept: No new info on cause of MHS flu bout

    Riley County Health Department director Jennifer Green said during Monday’s Riley County Commission meeting that her department is working with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to deal with a recent bout of flu-like symptoms at Manhattan High School.

  • Breast cancer awareness lunch on Oct. 21

    Ladies are invited to enjoy lunch with friends as they learn about breast health and cancer at the seventh annual Pink Power Luncheon for breast cancer awareness from 11:30 a.

  • Illusionist enjoys power to make people wonder

    Reza Borchardt doesn’t fall for his own tricks — that is, he doesn’t believe in supernatural magic.

  • Milford Lake’s blue-green nuisance persists for another year

    Summers on Milford Lake are not what they once were.

  • In sexual assault cases, universities differ on when they get involved

    How should universities respond to a report of sexual assault when the incident occurs off campus? For K-State to investigate a report of an off-campus sexual assault, there must be a “nexus,” or connection to the campus environment, before the university can investigate further, said Jeff Morris, K-State vice president of communications and marketing.

  • Devil Brigade trains

    Over the course of 14 blazing hot days in the California desert, the soldiers of the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, battled exhaustion, pain and an opposition force during their training for future operations.

  • Malawi woman makes global problem personal

    In 1997 Thokozile Phiri lost her father to tuberculosis and HIV.

  • Mercury wins 2 honors in national competition

    The Manhattan Mercury had two second-place finishes in the National Newspaper Association’s annual contest for 2015.

  • ‘Nunsense,’ African drumming, reptile expo and more

    TODAY Junction City Little Theater presents “Nunsense,” 2 p.

  • Myers discusses Big 12 expansion

    Kansas State University President Richard Myers said Thursday that he supports Big 12 expansion and that he planned to discuss the matter this week with conference Commissioner Bob Bowlsby.

  • Brewery offering tours of expanding operation

    Less than two weeks after expanding into the Texas market, Tallgrass Brewing Co.

  • Six-week KSU program brings 100 teachers from Mexico

    After six weeks learning new ways to inspire students back home, 100 teachers and administrators from Mexico celebrated in Bluemont Hotel on Thursday with music, food and many expressions of gratitude to K-State and each other.

  • MHS: 14 students absent with flu

    Manhattan High School has seen an unusual number of students out sick with flu-like symptoms, principal Greg Hoyt said Thursday.

  • Fort Riley to host national housing conference

    The Department of the Army and Installation Management Command are hosting the annual Army-wide housing training workshop, Housing the Force, at Riley’s Conference Center Monday through Thursday.

  • MHS continues to post ACT scores above state average

    Manhattan High School students continue to perform better on the ACT than the state and national average.


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